ANTHONY BOGAERT UNDERSTANDING ASEXUALITY PDF
Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Anthony F Bogaert and others published Understanding Asexuality. Toward a Conceptual Understanding of Asexuality. Anthony F. Bogaert. Brock University. Asexuality has been the subject of recent academic (A. F. Bogaert. Asexuality can be defined as an enduring lack of sexual attraction. Thus who has provided important contributions to understanding asexuality.
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Thus it uses bracketed asides and jokes, as well as in-text citations. The author clearly did his research and frequently quotes AVEN and asexual people, which is reassuring. My overall opinion is that the book is a great start to finally having some literature on asexuality.
And in our society more important than ever, end of story. On the other hand, even for me a person very interested in the subject mattermost parts of this book were rather dull. And yet, there are few books or articles on asexuality, so I relished the chance to read this one.
Second hand knowledge is the worst.
The dearth of books on the subject of asexuality this is the only book solely devoted to the topic available from the Jacksonville Public Library system makes “Understanding Asexuality” particularly important for those of us coming to terms with our true sexual identity.
Sex has been here for millions of years, and still is. I just snatched it out of my housemate’s bibliography and then read it all in one evening.
Understanding Asexuality by Anthony F. Bogaert
I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in seeing the cutting edge of the asexuality research field in action: From my reading, Bogaert’s main points are that 1 asexuality is a sexual orientation defined by the lack of sexual attraction; 2 understanding asexuality can help us understand sexuality; and 3 asexuality is not a disorder.
Distinct from celibacy, which refers to sexual abstinence by choice where sexual attraction and desire may still be present, asexuality is experienced by those having a lack or sexual attraction or a lack of sexual desire. Apr 22, Patricia rated it liked it Shelves: The book then slightly loses its way in the last third.
View freely available titles: Bogzert chapters discuss asexuality in regard to masturbation why would an asexual person masturbate? It’s certainly worthwhile to have some of this in the text, because it does get the reader thinking outside the box [maybe a wrong conclusion can inspire a right conclusion? He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, along with book chapters, on such topics as asexuality, sexual desire, sexual orientation, birth order and sexual identity, and other related topics.
To Masturbate or Not to Masturbate 6: But some chapters were completely unnecessary. Want to Read saving…. Account Options Sign in.
Clearly his research is out of date and or he is confused if he thinks men’s sexuality is uncomplicated while quoting in the same chapter a long standing famous debunked idiot: It is an excellent starting point for study and debate, a brilliant introduction to asexuality. One of the few researched books on the topic.
I sympathize with the author about Undrrstanding Sexuality not being taken seriously in academic circles but I think he misses the point that the reason it is besmirched so often is because of us females.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: The Prevalence of Asexuality. Distinct from celibacy, which refers to sexual abstinence by choice where sexual attraction and desire asexualityy still be present, asexuality is experienced by those having a lack of sexual attraction or a lack of sexual desire.
Understanding Asexuality by Anthony F. Understandign 29, Kristin rated it really liked it Shelves: However, the author did add a layer with his research on asexuality duh!
This may turn out to be a fairly long review. This book is written in a style that combines elements of pop social science with academic writing. I was also impressed by the range of reasons given as to why asexuality is not a pathology – as the undeerstanding of psychology has tended to label it. The bibliography includes some entries. I imagine that most readers, especially nonacademic ones, are not wondering things like “What would nude art nathony like if all artists were asexual?
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I realise that it is very difficult to write anything whatsoever about human sexuality without over-simplifying to some extent. A few years ago I searched the catalogues anthpny my understajding library, a legal deposit library containing more than 8 million items, and found no books whatsoever on the subject of asexuality.
The paperback version has the weight and feel of an academic book, but the writing is “academic light. Sep 16, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: A fascinating distillation of the research on asexuality. I found the information in this book revelatory and interesting overall, but the writing style was not especially helpful; he repeated himself so many times within paragraphs, rephrasing what he had just asexiality, and with end-of-chapter summaries, and with myriad references to what he said in past chapters or was In this book, Bogaert takes a fair and considerate look at every point on understandinng sexuality spectrum, and explains how studying asexuality can help scientists understand more about sexuality.
I show this picture in my human sexuality class when I address differences in sexuality between men and women He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, along with book chapters, on such topics as asexuality, sexual desire, sexual orientation, birth order and sexual identity, and other related topics.